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Fresno State tops in physical therapy

Fresno State's physical therapy program was ranked No. 8 nationally in a survey among current students compiled by the Graduate Programs Foundation.

Madera County eateries promote restaurant month

Ducey's on the Lake restaurant is offering a discounted four-course dinner during California Restaurant Month.A handful of Mountain area restaurants are participating in the fourth California Restaurant Month in January with discounts and special menus to get diners in the door.

Around Tulare: Veteran staffers step down

The City of Tulare is losing two veteran department heads.

BOE: Taxable sales still picking up in Valley

California's taxable sales grew by 6.1 percent in the third quarter of 2012 compared to the year before, the state Board of Equalization reported earlier this month.

Report: Distressed sales down in November

Distressed home sales accounted for 13.6 percent of all home sales in California during November.Distressed sales fell for the fourth straight month throughout the Central Valley in November.

Economic initiatives help Sanger's tax revenues

A number of economic development initiatives over the last few years have proved prosperous for the City of Sanger, according to various measures by MuniServices.

Fresno County’s lettuce crop wilting away

Workers harvest lettuce near Huron. Fresno County’s lettuce production has been sliced in half in recent years, a product of dry conditions.Fresno County farmers slashed their head lettuce production by about 50 percent this fall after previous seasons of reduced water supplies and lettuce disease problems.

Latest deadline looms for state's diesel truck rule

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is divvying up $45 million this year ito help diesel truck operators comply with the state's new emissions rule.The state’s truck emissions rule takes effect for thousands of diesel engines beginning next year, a wake-up call to some trucking companies still seeking compliance funding.

Nancy Ayala named to Fresno State advisory board

Fresno State President Joseph Castro has appointed Nancy Ayala as the newest member of the University Advisory Board.

Business slows for Valley lodges in November

Fresno area lodges earned $13.64 million in November, down from $15.64 million the month before.Sales continued falling for Valley lodges in November but not enough to match last year's winter slump.